Events

  • We want to welcome you and your children to the Rosalyn Yalow Charter School. We are heartened that you have entrusted your children’s education to our school, and we take that responsibility seriously. School begins on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 a.m. until 7:50 a.m. Classes begin promptly at 8:00 a.m. Please visit the Parents’ Corner to learn more about school supplies, buses, holidays, and more.

  • The Summer 2017 session of the Family Support Center—for Yalow parents and students—began on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Ten families meet Thursday afternnons with counselors from the Riverdale Mental Health Association. The 8 sessions take place in the school beginning at 2:45 p.m. for parents who have agreed to attend all 8 winter sessions from July 13 through August 31. If you wish to attend the complete 8-week winter session, please sign and return the attached form. Interested parents should apply. A brief interview will follow. Parents will learn stress management techniques and discipline techniques, while children will practice social skills in a supportive environment. The Family Support Center is […]

  • Yalow’s 4-week Summer Academy operates from July 6 to July 28, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., when parents should pick up their children. The purpose of the program is to build skills in reading and math to meet grade-level requirements. 60 students (kindergarteners, 1st graders and 2nd graders) are enrolled in the Summer Academy. They will receive 3 hours of instruction in reading, divided into small groups of 15 students with one teacher per group. Parents should make sure students have had a healthy breakfast before school.

  • The 2017 Chess Team Summer Camp, running from Thursday, July 6, through Friday, July 28, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., will feature a holistic approach to learning, including tai chi and music as well as chess. Tai chi will focus on the body, music on the spirit, and chess on the mind. The Chess Team Summer Camp is the foundation for building the Yalow Tigers chess team, preparing students to compete in city, state, and national chess championships. 85 students are participating. Students will learn the nuances of tournament play: Using digital clocks and chess notation (writing down chess moves during a 100-move match) and using computer programs to review […]

  • Rosalyn Yalow’s first class of 120 kindergarteners celebrate their graduation to 1st-grade on Wednesday. Each student’s family is granted two tickets to the event. Seating is limited. Doors open at 8:30 a.m., and the commencement festivities begin at 9:00 a.m. Commencement will be held at the Walker Memorial Baptist Church, 112 E. 169th St. Photos by: Lakeisha Bostick, founding teacher-social worker.

  • Rosalyn Yalow has a 3-hour training session for our chess team, now 25 students, to prepare the team to better compete in rated tournaments. Wednesday afternoon training addresses any gaps our chess players have. There will be three instructors; two will coach the intermediate players (c. 15 children), and one will take the advanced group (c. 10 children). These Wednesday chess classes will be by invitation to those students who have regularly attended the Saturday chess session. Wednesday classes will prepare students for the nuances of tournament play: Using digital clocks and chess notation (writing down chess moves during a 100-move match) and in the near future using computer programs […]

  • This Saturday, starting at 10:00 a.m., 15 first and second graders will have a fencing competition using electric épées. All Rosalyn Yalow students and their families are invited to watch. Students will be using steel blades and the competition will last 2-3 hours. If you can spare the time please stop by to watch the action.

  • June 24, 2017

    Saturday programs are open to students by invitation, and parents should consult with their child’s teaching artists. The chess team practices Saturday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to noon. To be competitive, students need additional chess instruction beyond Yalow’s regular Tuesday and Thursday chess classes; thus we have this Saturday session, where tournament tactics are addressed.

  • The Spring 2017 session of the Family Support Center—for Yalow parents and students—began on Thursday, April 20, 2017. Ten families meet Thursday evenings with counselors from the Riverdale Mental Health Association. The 10 sessions take place in the school beginning at 5:15 p.m. for parents who have agreed to attend all 10 winter sessions from April 27 through June 22. If you wish to attend the complete 10-week winter session, please sign and return the attached form. Interested parents should apply. A brief interview will follow. Parents will learn stress management techniques and discipline techniques, while children will practice social skills in a supportive environment. The Family Support Center is […]

  • Rosalyn Yalow has a 3-hour training session for our chess team, now 25 students, to prepare the team to better compete in rated tournaments. Wednesday afternoon training addresses any gaps our chess players have. There will be three instructors; two will coach the intermediate players (c. 15 children), and one will take the advanced group (c. 10 children). These Wednesday chess classes will be by invitation to those students who have regularly attended the Saturday chess session. Wednesday classes will prepare students for the nuances of tournament play: Using digital clocks and chess notation (writing down chess moves during a 100-move match) and in the near future using computer programs […]

Copyright © 2016 The Rosalyn Yalow Charter School • Site created by ZeroBlue